Booking.com leased the space in the first phase of the U Center office project in Bucharest for its inaugural Center of Excellence.
The center serves as a hub for specialized and highly skilled talent, software development and collaboration opportunities across various brands and business units of Booking Holdings.
With the signing of this transaction, the office space in the first phase of U Center, with a gross leasable area (GLA) of over 32.000 square meters, is 100% leased.
Completed in Q3 2021, the first phase of the U Center office project obtained LEED Platinum certification with a score of 85 and WELL Health & Safety.
This is one of the highest LEED v4 certifications obtained in Romania and certifies the sanitary safety of the building in the context of COVID-19.
Construction works on the second phase of the project were started in H2 2021.
The two phases of U Center have a GLA of 63.000 square meters, including a retail component on the ground floors.